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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Ability to restrict Service Credentials access

Request enhancement to limit access of Service Credentials to specific decision services. Currently Service Credentials are allowed access to all available deployed services.
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Enhance Decision Runner handling uninitialized lists

Request to enhance Decision Runner to handle comparison of a null List as output to an actual String or list of Strings in expected results. Currently this scenario generates an error and no results are displayed.
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

The user's TimeZone should be used in Business Console

The customer timezone (the client machine timezone) is being ignored in the timeline on the Business Console. So if we have a DC Server running in the US, and a client connecting from Japan or from China, when he/she creates a new artifact in the ...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Download PDF report

It would be good to have the option to download/print the reports as PDF or some other format, as this is currently not possible (not all scenarios are shown in the print through the browser, scenarios are not expanded to show all tests...).
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Enable logging of deployer's username/ip when deploying ruleapps via RES console or Rule Designer

Our distributed team has several specialists responsible for developing and deploying rule apps to Production and Test environments. We do not use Decision Center. Our team deploys rule apps directly through RES Console. Currently there's no way t...
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message

In case there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message is reported when the duplicated phrase is used in an action phrase. It is difficult to locate the duplicated verbalization as warning messages tend to be ignore...
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Console Identity in Decision Center

IBM,looking for Console Identity in Decision Center that is similar to WAS console Identity.
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

Decision Engine BOM2XOM ARL editor needs auto-completion

The Bom2XOM mapping field does not auto-complete entries when using the Decision Engine instead of the classic rules engine.The ARL based field don't respond to CTRL + SPACE so you have to manually type in all the code
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Future consideration

Provide a log file showing all the artifacts being deployed

When deploying a Decision Service from the Business Console, and taking a Deployment Snapshot, the deployment snapshot will contains all rules / artifacts in the project being deployed. Including for instance rejected rules that are available in t...
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

HTDS Role-based access control management for decision services

We need to have HTDS services in RES console should have a provision to map roles and we should be able to secure them based on individual Decision Service and its consumers. Today, we manually map the roles and update HTDS EAR for redeployment. T...
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Functionality already exists